Swansea City captain Garry Monk is expecting a tough battle with striker Rory Fallon in tomorrow’s game away at Plymouth.
Fallon was signed by former manager Kenny Jackett for £300,000 in 2006 but he struggled to make an impact during his 12 month stay.
His one memorable moment was scoring a superb overhead-kick during the Play-off final match against Barnsley.
Much to the amazement of many fans, we got back the £300,000 we paid for him as Ian Holloway bought him when he was manager of Plymouth in January 2007.
Fallon has played in both League games this season and has scored 1 goal – in the 2-2 draw at home to Wolves.
Despite his poor goalscoring form whilst at the Liberty Stadium, Monk is preparing himself for a tough battle against the Kiwi striker tomorrow afternoon:
|‘Rory’s going to be right up for it,’ |
‘Most players tend to be extra keen to do well when they face a former club, and I remember Rory having a great game for us when we went up to Barnsley, another of his old sides.
‘He battered their centre-half that day and I’m sure he’s going to be looking to do something similar this weekend.’